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  • Apple to show off new iPhones, Apple TV

    CUPERTINO: Apple is expected to unveil a pair of new handsets at an event in San Francisco on Wednesday (today) analysts say, in addition to showing off a larger iPad and an updated Apple TV...

    When Apple executives take the stage at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, investors will be scrutinising their plans for the next generation of the iPhone, which drove nearly two-thirds of the company's $49...

  • Apple co-founder says Apple Card algorithm gave wife lower credit limit

    Apple Inc co-founder Steve Wozniak joined in the online debate over accusations of gender discrimination by the algorithm behind the iPhone maker's credit card, fuelling scrutiny of the newly launched Apple Card...

    The criticism started on Thursday, after entrepreneur David Heinemeier Hansson railed against the Apple Card in a series of Twitter posts, saying it gave him 20 times the credit limit his wife received...

  • ‘Illicit cigarette trade growing in Pakistan’

    ISLAMABAD: Despite a regulatory regime in place to reduce smoking in Pakistan, the government has not been able to achieve its desired results...

    Figures highlighted during a presentation on Wednesday revealed that between 2008 and 2013, smoking incidence in Pakistan was reduced by 0...

  • Cigarette giants' lobbying led to dilution of tobacco health warnings in Pakistan: report

    Philip Morris International Inc and British American Tobacco Plc lobbied Pakistan's government to not implement bigger health warnings on cigarette packs, in what officials say was part of an industry-wide campaign that successfully persuaded Islamabad to water down a proposal designed to save lives...

    In Pakistan, where the government estimates tobacco kills more than 100,000 people a year, Philip Morris launched a lobbying campaign...

  • Pakistan offers cheapest cigarette prices in South Asia: study

    ISLAMABAD: Cigarette prices are the cheapest in Pakistan when compared with other countries in the South Asian region, said a study by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)...

    The study titled: “Estimating the price elasticity for cigarette and chewed tobacco in Pakistan: evidence from micro-level data,” asked the policymakers to increase tax on tobacco products to make it out of the purchasing power of the youth...

  • Boiler blast death: Four cigarette unit staffers booked

    SAHIWAL: Yousufwala police on Tuesday registered a case (307/15) against four employees of a cigarette company 13 days after a mechanic lost his life in a boiler blast at the factory situated at Qadirabad...

    Published in Dawn, May 28th, 2015On a mobile phone? Get the Dawn Mobile App: Apple Store | Google Play...

  • ‘Grotesque’ cigarette packets may carry ad against corruption

    ISLAMABAD: On one hand the ministry of national health services (NHS) has been trying to stop use of tobacco, but on the other it plans to offer cigarette packets for government advertisement against corruption...

    On February 11, the ministry of NHS announced to introduce pictorial warning on the packets of cigarette which would cover its 85 per cent area...

  • Cancer-causing chemicals in one puff of cigarette

    He said about 100,000 deaths in Pakistan were caused annually by smoking alone...

    “Over 4,000 chemical compounds are created by burning a cigarette – 69 of those chemicals are known to cause cancer,” he said and stressed upon the need to share this information with smokers to a maximum level...

  • Cigarette sales to minors ‘widespread in Punjab’

    ISLAMABAD: More than half the incidents of cigarette sale to minors occur in Punjab, while the province in also the worst offender in terms of allowing tobacco sale within 50 metres of educational institutions...

    This was revealed by Khurram Hashmi, national coordinator of the Coalition for Tobacco Control (CTC), at the launch of the report ‘Stubbing it Out: Status of Enforcement of Tobacco Control Laws in Pakistan’ on Thursday... ...

  • FDI in cigarette industry curls up

    KARACHI: The tobacco and cigarette industry is still attractive to foreign investors in Pakis­tan, reflecting growing business and rising profits despite high taxes on this sector...

    On the whole, Pakistan has become almost a neg­lected country for foreign investors as FDI has fallen to $851m in FY15 from $6...

  • Enlarged health warning on cigarette packs delayed again

    ISLAMABAD: The fifth extension given by the Ministry of National Health Services to the tobacco industry to increase the size of pictorial health warning on cigarette packets has drawn a lot of flak from civil society and the health circles...

    On February 11, 2015, Ms Tarar announced that the size of the pictorial warning would be increased from the current 40 per cent to 85 per cent of the cigarette packets...

  • Cigarette makers out to block passage of anti-smoking law

    PESHAWAR: The Cigarette-manufacturers are out to block the passage of a law, aiming to ban smoking, from the provincial assembly, according to sources...

    Source said that being signatory to WHO’s International Health Regulations, it was obligatory for Pakistan to implement law against use of tobacco...

  • ‘Multinational cigarette manufacturers targeting children’

    ISLAMABAD: Civil rights activists and parliamentarians on Thursday expressed concerns that multinational cigarette manufacturing companies were systematically targeting children as young as six years of age by using aggressive marketing techniques...

    It is an uphill task to take action against multinational cigarette manufacturers, but we have to do it,” she said...

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